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Moniter vs. Monitor: Mastering the Correct Spelling

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Updated on September 14, 2023
"Moniter" is an incorrect spelling. "Monitor" is the correct spelling and refers to someone or something that observes or checks.

Which is correct: Moniter or Monitor

How to spell Monitor?

Moniter is Incorrect

Monitor is Correct

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Key Differences

Think of the “or” at the end of words like "actor" or "donor", similar to "monitor".
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Remember the "or" in "Monitor" like in "observor" (though it should be observer).
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“Moniter” might sound like “Moni-tur”, while "Monitor" sounds like "Moni-tor".
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Tie the spelling to a computer "monitor", which you might use daily.
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Imagine a "tor" who is always observing and checking things, like a monitor.
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Sep 10, 2023
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Monitor Definitions

A standard to compare against in tests.
They used a monitor sample to compare results.
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One that admonishes, cautions, or reminds, especially with respect to matters of conduct.
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A pupil who assists a teacher in routine duties.
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A usually electronic device used to record, regulate, or control a process or system.
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A video display or speaker used in a production studio to check audio or video quality
The sound engineer detected a hiss on the monitor.
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(Computers)A device that accepts video signals from a computer and displays information on a screen; a video display.
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(Computers)A program that observes, supervises, or controls the activities of other programs.
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An articulated device holding a rotating nozzle with which a jet of water is regulated, used in mining and firefighting.
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A heavily ironclad warship of the 19th century with a low, flat deck and one or more gun turrets.
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A modern warship designed for coastal bombardment.
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See monitor lizard.
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To check the quality or content of (an electronic audio or visual signal) by means of a receiver.
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To check by means of an electronic receiver for significant content, such as military, political, or illegal activity
Monitor a suspected criminal's phone conversations.
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To keep track of systematically with a view to collecting information
Monitor the bear population of a national park.
Monitored the political views of the people.
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To test or sample, especially on a regular or ongoing basis
Monitored the city's drinking water for impurities.
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To keep close watch over; supervise
Monitor an examination.
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To direct.
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To act as a monitor.
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Someone who watches over something; a person in charge of something or someone.
The camp monitors look after the children during the night, when the teachers are asleep.
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A device that detects and informs on the presence, quantity, etc., of something.
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(computing) A device similar to a television set used as to give a graphical display of the output from a computer.
The information flashed up on the monitor.
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A studio monitor or loudspeaker.
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(computing) A program for viewing and editing.
A machine code monitor
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A student leader in a class.
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(nautical) One of a class of relatively small armored warships with only one or two turrets (but often carrying unusually large guns for a warship of its size), usually designed for shore bombardment or riverine warfare rather than open-ocean combat. from 1862
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(archaic) An ironclad.
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A monitor lizard.
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(obsolete) One who admonishes; one who warns of faults, informs of duty, or gives advice and instruction by way of reproof or caution.
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(engineering) A tool holder, as for a lathe, shaped like a low turret, and capable of being revolved on a vertical pivot so as to bring the several tools successively into position.
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A monitor nozzle.
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(transitive) To watch over; to guard.
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One who admonishes; one who warns of faults, informs of duty, or gives advice and instruction by way of reproof or caution.
You need not be a monitor to the king.
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Hence, specifically, a pupil selected to look to the school in the absence of the instructor, to notice the absence or faults of the scholars, or to instruct a division or class.
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Any large Old World lizard of the genus Varanus; esp., the Egyptian species (Varanus Niloticus), which is useful because it devours the eggs and young of the crocodile. It is sometimes five or six feet long.
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An ironclad war vessel, very low in the water, and having one or more heavily-armored revolving turrets, carrying heavy guns.
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A tool holder, as for a lathe, shaped like a low turret, and capable of being revolved on a vertical pivot so as to bring successively the several tools in holds into proper position for cutting.
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Display consisting of a device that takes signals from a computer and displays them on a CRT screen
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Someone who supervises (an examination)
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Someone who gives a warning so that a mistake can be avoided
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An iron-clad vessel built by Federal forces to do battle with the Merrimac
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Electronic equipment that is used to check the quality or content of electronic transmissions
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A piece of electronic equipment that keeps track of the operation of a system continuously and warns of trouble
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Any of various large tropical carnivorous lizards of Africa and Asia and Australia; fabled to warn of crocodiles
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Keep tabs on; keep an eye on; keep under surveillance
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A device displaying computer or video output.
I bought a new monitor for my gaming setup.
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Someone who oversees or supervises.
The monitor ensured the students stayed in line.
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Sep 10, 2023
To observe or check systematically.
It's important to monitor your blood pressure regularly.
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A large lizard found in Africa, Asia, and Oceania.
The Komodo dragon is a type of monitor lizard.
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FAQs

Which vowel is used before Monitor?

Either "a" or "the" can be used, depending on context.
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What is the verb form of Monitor?

The verb form is also "monitor" as in "to monitor progress".
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Which preposition is used with Monitor?

Various prepositions can be used; "on" is common (e.g., "on the monitor").
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Sep 10, 2023

What is the pronunciation of Monitor?

Monitor is pronounced as /ˈmɒn.ɪ.tər/.
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Is Monitor an adverb?

No, monitor is not an adverb.
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Is Monitor a negative or positive word?

Neutral. Its connotation depends on the context.
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Why is it called Monitor?

The word originates from Latin "monit-" meaning "warned" or "advised", which implies overseeing or checking.
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What is the root word of Monitor?

The root word is Latin "monit-" from "monere", meaning to warn or advise.
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Which conjunction is used with Monitor?

Any conjunction can be used; it depends on the context.
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Sep 10, 2023

Is Monitor a collective noun?

No, monitor is not a collective noun.
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Sep 10, 2023

What is the plural form of Monitor?

The plural form is "monitors".
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Is Monitor a noun or adjective?

Monitor can be both a noun (a display device) and a verb (to observe).
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Is the word Monitor is imperative?

Not in itself, but it can be used in an imperative sentence, e.g., "Monitor the situation!"
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What is the opposite of Monitor?

For the verb form, "ignore" or "neglect".
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Sep 10, 2023

What is the singular form of Monitor?

Monitor is the singular form.
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What is a stressed syllable in Monitor?

The first syllable, "mon", is stressed.
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What is the first form of Monitor?

As a verb, the first form is "monitor".
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Is Monitor a vowel or consonant?

The word "monitor" is a combination of vowels and consonants.
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How many syllables are in Monitor?

There are three syllables in monitor.
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What part of speech is Monitor?

Monitor can be both a noun and a verb.
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What is another term for Monitor?

Synonyms include "screen" (for display device) and "observe" (for the verb form).
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Which determiner is used with Monitor?

Determiners like "this", "that", "my", and "each" can be used with monitor depending on the context.
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How is Monitor used in a sentence?

You should monitor your expenses to maintain a budget.
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Is Monitor a countable noun?

Yes, you can have one monitor or multiple monitors.
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Is the Monitor term a metaphor?

It can be used metaphorically when referring to supervising or observing something.
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Sep 10, 2023

How do we divide Monitor into syllables?

It divides as mon-i-tor.
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Which article is used with Monitor?

Both "a" and "the" can be used (e.g., "a monitor" or "the monitor").
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Is Monitor an abstract noun?

No, it's a concrete noun when referring to a device and a regular verb.
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What is the second form of Monitor?

As a verb, the second form is "monitored".
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What is the third form of Monitor?

As a verb, the third form is "monitored".
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